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Does God Really Love Cities More?

The seminary program I’m in is one focused on urban centers, and to that end we end up reading writings by a crew of pastors and theologians and who want to give a theological emphasis to cities. 1,040 more words


Binghamton in words and photos

A very interesting take on a trip to Binghamton NY with lots of great photos by Arian Horbovetz.  https://ariandavidphotography.wordpress.com/2015/05/28/binghamton-a-city-of-two-tales/

One slight quibble: The renewed arts scene in downtown Binghamton was not largely the work of the young artists. 164 more words


Black CEO’s/C-Suite Executives meet With Republican Congressional LeadersTo Discuss Economic and Sustainable Growth in Urban Centers

WASHINGTON — Republican Policy makers are often criticized for not understanding or supporting policies that reflect all of America particularly our Urban Centers.

That changed when a bipartisan group of over 55 black CEO’s/C-suite executives came to Washington DC, Wednesday, July 8th to participate in The Committee of 40’s Black CEO/C-Suite Summit with Republican Congressional Leaders. 519 more words


Julian Castro Plays Off-Broadway, Continuing His Audition for Hillary

Before the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro took the stage at Cooper Union on May 29 to deliver what sounded a lot like a stump speech, it was noted—more than once—that presidents from Lincoln to Obama had addressed the same school. 743 more words

City Geometry

As much as I enjoy beautiful natural landscapes, I also admire the geometric shapes and patterns of city buildings and other urban structures. Cities create their own unique landscapes with interesting combinations of man-made materials, including brick, glass, concrete, and electric lights. 193 more words


Map: Six-Radial Pattern of Urbanization from Detroit

From Doxiadis’ “Emergence and Growth of an Urban Region” Volume 1, this map from 1966 helps to demonstrate how and why the idea of “Detroit” extends beyond the city limits. 35 more words


PBS Independent Lens HIP HOP Beyond Beats and Rhymes 2007

A very interesting take on black masculinity, vulnerability, sexism, misogyny, violence, and hip hop culture….